On This Day

Famous People Who Died in November 1770

  • Nov 1 Alexander Cruden "Alexander the Corrector", Scottish biblical scholar and eccentric, compiler of a concordance to King James Bible, dies at 71
  • Nov 9 John Campbell, 4th Duke of Argyll, Scottish politician

George Grenville

Nov 13 George Grenville, British Prime Minister (1763-65) who introduced the Stamp Act (1st international tax to the colonies in America), dies at 58

  • Nov 17 Gian Francesco de Majo, Italian composer, dies at 38
  • Nov 24 Charles-Jean-François Hénault, French historian (b. 1685)